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    Drink: Confronting Binge Drinking on College Campuses. Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale, 2002. Print. Scholarly This book delves into the detrimental effects of binge drinking, and how to minimize the act itself. By charging students erroneously high amounts for alcohol they will still buy some, but will not abuse it. I will incorporate this book presenting the case that by selling alcohol at college sporting events, students will not exploit the rule, mainly because they cannot due to their budgets. Miller, Dawn. "Beer Boosts Concession Sales at WVU Football Games." Charleston Gazette- Mail. The Associated Press, 12 Feb. 202. Web. 8 Oct. 2015. This online newspaper article depicts…

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    Does College football players need to be paid under contract? Football is considered as one of the rough sports and most of the players involved in this game have a short career. Many successful football players have struggled a lot from their college level to stabilize their career in the football. Because of the popularity of this game, college football becomes the source of generating income for most of the college in U.S. But since 1900’s it has arisen a debatable issue whether college…

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    teams from Princeton University and Rutgers University met in what is generally recognized as the first college football game, the game was much more like a rugby match than a modern football game, though. The rules of football as we know it today, however, originated in the mind of Walter Chauncey Camp (1859-1925). Camp was a rugby player and coach who revised the rules of rugby to create a new game. In 1905, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, alarmed at the increasing number of injuries in…

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    stadium in the nation. Also referred to House of Heat or Frank Kush Field, Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Stadium is the home to over thousands of football games. This facility represents the effort and pride given by the university and the community. The vision for the new and improved Sun Devil Stadium included upgraded seating, new restrooms, expanded concessions, modern videoboard and scoreboard, and wider concourses-coming to a total of $210 million. The cost doesn’t compare to the…

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    One can certainly use the sociological imagination to analyze the role that media plays in my life and subsequently the social and historical period I am in. To start off – the role technology plays in my life is immense. I use my laptop for almost all homework in college; I use it for leisure. I use it for just about everything, including communicating with family and friends. In addition, my cell phone has many of the same apps that my laptop can run, including D2L, Twitter, and many other…

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    all the fame that comes with it. The world famous sport is soccer because the rules are easier and more commonly played but in our American world of sports the game of American football is the most watch and very popular. The National Football League has been Americas sport for the past 80 years and since the 21 century it has skyrocketed. College football hasn’t been as big as professional football but within the past decade it has gained its own crazy fan base. Both sports are highly watched…

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    Nick Satan Research Paper

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    On January 11th 2016, Alabama football coach, Nick Saban, won his 4th national championship for Alabama. The University of Alabama is projected to make well over $100 million dollars, solely from the success of the football team this season. Commonly referred to as Nick Satan and the Nicktator due to his charming personality, Saban is scheduled to make more than $7 million dollars just this year. Derrick Henry, the Heisman winning running back who carried the ball over 400 times this year will…

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    College Athletes Be Paid

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    Should College Athletes be Paid? “The typical Division I college football player devotes 43.3 hours per week to his sport -- 3.3 more hours than the typical American work week” (Edelman, Marc). Throughout the era of college sports there has been a large and continuous debate about why and whether college athletes should be paid for the services and income they provide their respective colleges. In most cases people agree that college students simply do not have the time to maintain a job…

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    restaurants prepare for the game day rush. It is football season. Football is one of the most popular sports in American culture. Year after year young athletes train to make it to the NFL, people buy season passes and travel all over the country to support teams, or gather around the television on Sundays to watch the game with friends. Football's popularity can be accredited to the many positive effects that football as made on society. While baseball and basket are popular, football takes the…

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    gender, social class, and age are definitely involved because many male athletes don’t want to acknowledge the fact that they have concussion or injury of some type because of their pride and they know it might allow them to play the sport they love. When a professional athletes aren’t able to play sports because of their injuries, the won’t have any direct income, which causes them to drop down into a lower class than they once was in and makes it harder for them to pay medical bills. Pain and…

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